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part of drive is now gone, we're 12 hours into the demolition of that roadway and we'll show you the progress crews made overnight. it may be closed but that's not stopping a lot of events planned for this weekend. where traffic could be the heaviest. >> if a woman is rescued from her burning apartment. what happened and how firefighters were able to find her!
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good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. it's saturday, april 28th. >> we have another nice weekend in store. rosemary has a quick look at your forecast. good morning, rosemary! >> good morning to you. we will be warming up once again, numbers from 5 to 10 degrees above yesterday. here are some of the highs for our areas on friday. today we're looking at 80 degrees for santa rosa, 70 san francisco, 80 in concord, and 77 in areas right around san jose. a nice warm-up in the afternoon, a cool started. we'll look at your current conditions coming up. after the demolition of doyle drive is underway. the closure went into effect last night. here's what this will do for your travel in and out of the city. doyle drive is closed. you cannot get to marina boulevard or lumbard street like you usually would through that intersection. doesn't mean you can't get into san francisco. highway 1 is still open.
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and once you get through highway 1, you pop into the macarthur tunnel. you have to get left eventually down california street, or possibly geary. we just got word a photographer out there at the intersection of geary and presidio. it's a four-way stop and you can turn left on geary. again, usually you cannot turn left there. so expect gridlock because now it's a four-way stop in both directions. >> and it's not going to be just this area that's affected because people are going to be trying to get in and out of city so they'll look for some alternate routes. that is something to keep in mind it. will affect the whole bay area. >> if you're in marin county, thinking about the richmond-san rafael bridge that's one way, jump on 580 to 80, then across the bay bridge. there was heavy traffic last night, it's different, friday evening commute but possibly also expect delays there if you're going to head across the richmond-san rafael bridge. and don't forget about the ferries also. they've doubled their service. they're leaving larkspur and
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sausalito. >> this is all going to be in place until monday morning. ktvu's allie rasmus joins us with the latest. >> reporter: we talked to the project spokeswoman this morning. she says everything is going right according to plan, right on schedule. and you can see some of the progress they've made overnight. behind us you can see the excavators tearing away at what was left of -- what is left of doyle drive. we are about 50 feet away. this is about the closest we can bring you to the demolition. we're inside the construction project headquarters. you can see it eye level with doyle drive. overnight the drills, hammers, excavators and still doing their work, in fact this is where what is left of doyle drive ends, right here. overnight they were doing their work. they all started around 8:00 last night, crunching away at the top deck of doyle drive. and doyle drive is gone now from mcdowell drive all the way
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to the mid-point of chrissy field. the work started at 8:00 last night. they cleared the road. demolition is supposed to be complete by 8:00 tonight. so 24 hours, first 24 hours is just tearing down the roadway. and so far there have been no delays or problems with the project. >> it really went like clockwork last night. it was pretty amazing, the marina ramp closed at 7, doyle entirely closed at 8. and the machines were tearing it down, and within 10 minutes. and they've made enormous progress. >> reporter: now this is an animation of what doyle drive or the former doyle drive will look like, come monday morning. it won't be called doyle drive anymore. the roadway will be closed until 5 a.m. monday because after the demolition is over, they have to build some temporary roads and bring in asphault, and stripe the new roads. there will be a new bridge people will come off, drive through from the golden gate bridge off 101 into san francisco. they'll go through a new
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tunnel, and then they'll see new temporary roads that will bring them into san francisco. but back out here live, you can see these excavators doing their work. they keep moving further back away from where we're standing. take down the top deck of doyle drive, piece by piece. and we've seen them just kind of crunch through with these machines, just crunch through the rebar and concrete there, but they'll continue their work and we'll continue to bring updates on the progress here throughout the morning. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. you can expect -- to be very busy today. it is now a four-way stop there at geary and park presidio. again, left turns are being allowed from park presidio. that could cause problems as the intersection has been turned into a four-way stop. despite the warnings of traffic jams, there are a number of popular events in marin and san
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francisco this weekend. the giants are playing at at&t park against the san diego padres. there's a game tonight at 6. and last night fans from the north bay told us they're heeding the warnings and looking for better options into and out of the city. >> we're going through the presidio and look around. i have a secret way that everybody else probably knows. >> my son never been on the ferry so this will be the first time. >> you see you're not going to be missing -- stuck in traffic? >> not at all. >> and the ferry will be a popular mode of transit this weekend. it's doubling its service from larkspur and sausalito. we're have continuing coverage all morning long. you can also get a closer look at detours on the doyle drive tab at ktvu.com. a woman is recovering this morning after being rescued from her burning apartment by firefighters. around 10:30 last into the the woman was cooking at her hayward home and then went upstairs to lie down when she woke up the apartment was on
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fire. firefighters say she stood up, took a deep breath and passed out. they found her when she started covering during their search for survivors. >> the guys did a great job getting in and out as quickly as they did. >> the woman was alert and talking at the hospital and is expected to recover. those are her two small dogs, also rescued from the fire. and they weren't injured. show you video a house fire in alameda last night. flames and smoke were visible for miles. it started in one home and then took about 45 minutes to get under control. the home is on either side of that one also caught on fire and were also damaged by flames. no one was injured in the fire, but six people are now homeless and two cats and a dog are unaccounted for. berkeley police have arrested a man in connection with a hit-and-run that was caught on tape.
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he is 43-year-old michael patrick, he reported his car stolen after the cash and crash but it was found yesterday morning and police then tracked down him in jack london square. he was arrested on felony hit- and-run and drug charges. the crash was reported and posted on youtube. the two bicyclists were not severely hurt. the body of one of the victims of the deadly fairlawn islands yachting crash has been found. the body was found thursday near the fair lawns. he was one of five killed two weeks ago when the yacht was overtaken by waves. three sailors remain missing at sea. three others were rescued and survived. a body recovered on wednesday is not related to that deadly yacht crash. the man is 58-year-old brian christopher of sonoma.
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overnight thousands of cal state university employees turned in their final votes on whether to authorize a strike. members of the california faculty association began voting back on april 16th after contract negotiations failed. they had until midnight to cast their ballot. union leaders say they expect members to support a strike declaration. the union represents 24,000 professors, counselors and other staff on 23 csu campuses. the results. vote will be announcend on wednesday. a group of people okay flying a 10-acre plot of land is planning a weekend of activities on that site. that land is owned by cal and right now about 80 protestors are living there. they say they're setting up for the big weekend that will hopefully draw several hundred people to the farm. activities include yoga, meditation, farming, and teach inns. the protestors say they want the farm preserved for sustainable agriculture. it's take back unwanted prescription drug day, from 10
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a.m. to 2 p.m. you can dispose of any medications at the following locations. a service is free and anonymous and no questions will be asked. this is a joint event between the sheriff's department and the dea. good morning to you! the heat will be on for the weekend. although it's going to be an enjoyable heat. 70s and low 80s for some warmer spots today. giving you a live look outside our doors, mostly sunny skies, air quality for today is good. and our winds generally light. we'll be picking up in the afternoon which means if you suffer from allergies, the pollen will be flying. we've got a westerly breeze, 13 miles per hour, sfo. but notice the rest of us just light and calm out there. we do have a small craft advisory outside the gate and it will remain this way through tomorrow night. not going to impact opening day on the bay because it's not
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inside the bay. 50 degrees right now in oakland. 51 san francisco. low 50s san jose. these numbers from 2 to 6 degrees warmer than yesterday at this time. 50 degrees redwood city. palo alto menlo park, mountain view, sunnyvale upper 40s low 50s this morning. 50 in concord and over the north bay we're got 48 santa rosa, 47 in napa, closer to sausalito. 50 outside with mostly sunny skies. just a gorgeous start to the day and we have a gorgeous afternoon in store. we'll hold on to above average through the weekend, then cool down. satellite radar here, the ridge in place over the pacific, we're going to see maybe just a few high clouds stroll through, but that will be about it. the storm track will stay to the north. afternoon highs for today we're looking at near 70 degrees in areas right around santa cruz, 60s for the coast. and our inland spots near 80 degrees in some areas. in the inland east bay and we're looking at 80 degrees over parts of the north bay.
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80 degrees sonoma today. 79 for novato. 76 san rafael. low 70s sausalito, richmond. 73 in oakland. 71 expected for hayward today. 79 in pleasanton. 80 degrees expected in concord. and low 80s expected for brentwood. into the south bay, 77 san jose. 79 los gatos. 81 in morgan hill. a gorgeous day in santa cruz with afternoon sunshine, 75 redwood city, 72 expected san mateo, and 70 degrees this afternoon in the city. the extended forecast there shows you slightly warmer conditions expected for tomorrow although along the coastline a stronger onshore breeze may cool us back. but the cooling trend will continue monday, tuesday, wednesday. next chance at some rain looks like we may see some on thursday. so we'll be tracking that for you. i'll have your lunchtime numbers coming up. >> time 7:12. a search for a gunman after a mass shooting. and the younger brother of
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49ers tight end vernon davis is in police custody this morning. the violent attack he's accused of in washington, d.c. plus who republican candidates are focusing on this weekend in the race for the white house. but first, a live look at the golden gate bridge. doyle drive is now closed for demolition, and the bridge is still open but expect detours and delays as you head towards the bridge and get off.
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good morning to you! a live look there downtown oakland. sunshine just pouring into the bay area for your weekend. 60s, 70s, and a few low 80s today. residents of southeast colorado are getting their first look at the damage caused by a series of tornadoes. the storm ripped through the area late thursday night and early yesterday morning. emergency workers say the tornadoes destroyed at least seven buildings, leaving behind a pile of rubble. they say the severe weather hit
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mostly rural farming communities, sparing the more populated areas. the southeast is mark, one year since deadly tornado outbreak. one of the hardest hit areas was tuscaloosa, alabama where rick is live as the community marks a somber anniversary. rick. >> reporter: mike, yeah, it's within one year since the big event, and there's so many stories that we're hearing from this. one of the amazing stories is from this woman here, amy and kristin. you were in your home when the tornado hit, but you didn't end up in the same spot after it hit? >> no. we were thrown a hundred yards. my husband said it was about to hit us so i went into the bedroom to get the other two, big ones, but it was too late. >> if you had kristin in your arms? >> yes. >> and you tried to -- had to get out because were you trapped. so in order to get to your other kids -- >> hi to break my foot. hi to put her out and then just hold my breath and break my
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foot. once i did that, i got out and i felt chloe and we had to find carter. under half of someone's house. >> amazing, and everybody is okay. and at the end of the day, habitat for humanity along with college students here raised money and built amy and her three kids a home, so you have a beautiful home now. and it sounds like you've got one favorite spot for. >> my favorite spot is the -- room. it's not connected to the house. so if another tornado was to hit, the safe room would still be standing. >> amazing, they've birth these homes now with a room that is -- can withstand a tornado, the roofers are tethered down differently so the homes are not only made for these people, but also to be safe in case anything like this happens again. guys, back to you. >> thank you, rick, we're glad she is back on track. police are investigating a
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late night mass shooting next to a central valley university. it happened just after 11 p.m. near fresno state. police responded to a call with gunfire and when they arrived at the scene they found one person dead and four others wounded inside an apartment building. the shooter remains at large. it's unclear if the victims were college students. a 16-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot near santa ana high school in southern california. police say the boy was walking with a friend when he was shot in the chest yesterday afternoon. his friend who wasn't hurt tried to get his friend home but police found him first. they are now looking for the shooter. witnesses describe him as a stocky man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt. the younger brother of 49ers tight end vernon davis is facing assault charges in washington, d.c. and police are investigating his connection to three similar attacks, including one that resulted in a man's death. michael davis was arrested thursday night, accused of hitting a woman in the head with a hammer. there are three other similar
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attacks under investigation in the washington, d.c. area. police say davis lives within a 10-block radius of those attacks. the man who shot and killed trayvon martin received $200,000 from his website, but george zimmerman's family did not disclose it before hess freed on bond. he was freed on a $150,000 bond on monday. his lawyer says he didn't know about the money when he asked a judge for a bond last week. he said the family took out a second mortgage and used only $5 thaw from from website to bail out zimmerman. >> they could easily have made a maneuver to get to that money and they didn't some that is a response to the state that they were not holding, hiding and planning something else with this money but that's didn't use it. >> the judge says he may revisit the issue after he learns more about the money. the website has been taken down but the defense says it's starting to others. the defense and prosecution are arguing over to allow evidence of a sex tape in the trial of john edwards. yesterday the judge said she
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would not allow any questions about a sex tape until she has ruled whether the tape will be admissible in court. the decision came while defense attorneys cross-examined andrew young, a former aide of edwards. he allegedly threatened to release the tape and expose edwards' affair. in the race for the white house, the republican candidates are courting the use vote. mitt romney stroke so a group of students in ohio yesterday. he focused on the economy saying his proposal to lower the tax rate will help small businesses create jobs. >> if your priority is to punish people, president obama's got a volt for. if your priority is to get more good jobs, i'm the right guy to vote for. >> romney did not speak about the student loan issue but earlier he did support extending the lower interest rates if congress does not act that rate will double on july 1. g.o.p. candidate ron paul held a rally at the university of houston.
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all owe other republicans have adopted out of the race, he told students he's not through. he touted his small government and conserve values. president obama announced a crackdown on anyone deceiving veterans and service members about the gi bill. >> one of the worst examples was a college recruiter who visited a marine barracks and enrolled marines with brain injuries so severe some couldn't recall their courses. >> the president and first lady met with soldiers yesterday. he signed an executive order against college recruiters preciousing vets into signing high interest loans and misleading them about credit transfers and job placement programs. president obama is also defending the rights of women. he spoke at a women's leadership conference yesterday in washington. he talked about being by a single mother who put herself through school and managed to earn a doctorate. he said it's critical for families and the american economy that women be paid the
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same amount as men. he added women should not be referred as an interest group. comedian jimmy kym el is gearing up for tonight's white house correspondents dinner. it brings together celebrities, journalists and politics to dine with the president. he says he is honored to provide the entertainment and compares his hosting duty to that of a court jester. >> you have a very unusual mix of people, sitting in a room with the president and with all the the top people and media, and then buffoon comes in and entertains. and in a way you feel look you've been commanded by the king to be the court jester or something. >> he says he is not used to making political jokes but he does plan on using the recent secret service prostitution scandal as material. it's one of my favorite spots in the city, and now a
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spectacular lookout point is available for all of you out there in san francisco that opens today. and rescuers in southern california are keeping a close eye on a stranded dolphin, why they haven't gone into that wetland area to pull him out. >> outside this morning, it's a good-looking start to the day with a notable bump in the temperatures for the afternoon. i'll look at what you can expect coming up.
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the new land end lookout is set to open today in san francisco. the 4100 square foot visitors center above the cliff house offers a sprawling view of the ocean and remains of the old sutro bathhouse. there are also educational exhibits on the area's culture and natural history, as well as a cafe and retail store. great to see. if you want to turn up the heat today, rosemary is ordering up a gorgeous day for us this saturday. >> yes, good morning to you! we are looking at temperatures
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well above normal although not as hot as last saturday. some of us hit below 90s last saturday. and that was a bit much for some. but we are looking at temperatures back into the low 80s, so it's going to be a nice day. giving you a live look outside our doors, a little bit of a haze, has nothing to do with the air quality. good air quality expected across the region for today. 40s, low 50s as we head to the 8:00 hour. if you have an early morning softball game, maybe soccer, we'll be nice and actually quite mild by 10, 11:00. look at noontime hour, pleasant weather. low to mid-60s across the coast. widespread 60s do low 70s inland. and then for the afternoon, mid- 60s over areas like pacifica, low 70s near santa cruz. and 70s around the bay with some of the warmest spots hitting 81 in morgan hill, 80 concord, 80 expected santa rosa. the extended forecast. we've got this enjoyable forecast to last through sunday, and then a bit of a cooling trend monday, tuesday, wednesday. no rain in sight on the extended forecast there.
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models are pointing to the possibility on thursday, so i'll be watching that for you. back to you. today rescuers will return to huntington beach to see it if a stranded dolphin has made its way back to sea. it was found yesterday stuck in the shallow whetted lands. one experts tried to approach, they wouldn't let them get close. they say this means that the dolphin is healthy and strong. so they decided to 73 they it could find its own way back to the ocean. cab drivers on alert, a warning from police after a string of robberies connected to oakland. and we have continuing coverage on that demolition work underway on doyle drive. they had still working right now. we have a live update on the progress and how you can get around the closure this weekend.
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i just wanted to say a few words. first of all, thank you for the lovely meal jane. mom. and let's hear it for sara's paper mache eiffel tower. it's the washington monument. and dad, i'll never forget what you said to me this morning. you said "brian, it's 11:15. get up." so maybe this is just the cake talking but let's celebrate!
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[ male announcer ] celebrate the little things. buy any kfc 10 pc meal or larger and get a free double chocolate chip cake. shut it down to traffic. at this hour, demolition is underway on doyle drive. but there is still a lot of work to be done before traffic through that major artery can start flowing again. and good morning, everyone. welcome back to mornings on 2. our top story this morning is doyle drive. you're taking a look at a map of the closures. that red line shows you doyle drive, which is shut down. marina boulevard and lombard street, you can get to those places through 101. you can still get through this area on the golden gate bridge through highway 1, but obviously that's a significant
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detour. ktvu's allie rasmus has been checking in on the progress being made. and she has joined us now with an update. >> reporter: we've been watching the demolition as it happens. right now we're standing inside the demolition project headquarters. this is where they're monitoring the progress and you can see the progress they've made so far right through the windows. it's about 50 feet away from doyle drive, or what you can see is now left of doyle drive. and this is about the closessest we can bring you at eye level to show you the work they're during now. you can see there are two giant machines there with giant claws at the end and they're just tearing away what was the top deck of doyle drive of dry. this is a careful demolition process. there are two machines. earlier we saw drills, they were puncturing the concrete first, then once the concrete seems to start falling away, you can see it it falling away now -- then the other machines with the claws come in and tear away the re where and the
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concrete there. and just a bill 10 feet away from where those claws are, you can see where doyle drive just drops off. a wig portion of doyle drive is gone already from about the area where the sports basement is and chrissy field all the way to about the mid-point. and this is just on the west end of doyle drive, on the of the side of roadway there's another demolition crew there that is taking down the roadway from the ground level. we talked to the project spokeswoman this morning. they said everything is on schedule so far they've had no problems, they're tearing down the road piece by piece and she explained how they'll do it. >> they're working synchronized effort, and so they take the deck down first. once they get the deck down, they cut the girders, which are the middle big beams, and then they'll be able to work on the columns. >> the work started 8:00 last night, and it should take 24 hours to completely take down
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doyle drive and the deck of the roadway. so 24 hours that work should be done. and then this is what an making of what drivers will see come monday morning. when drivers come off the golden gate bridge on 101 monday morning, they will see a new bridge and part of a new tunnel, then a new temporary road that will bring those drivers into san francisco. but back out here live, again, you're looking at the demolition process underway here. doyle drive, you can see the two giant machines tearing away at the concrete upper deck. doyle drive. and this demolition by 8:00 tonight, the plan is this roadway will be gone. but we'll continue to keep an eye on the situation here and get updates about the progress crews continue to make. the work goes on as scheduled right now. you can expect park presidio to be very busy today. you're take a live look at that
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intersection. left turns are being allowed from park presidio on to geary boulevard. but that could cause problems as the intersection has been turned into a four-way stop. it's already busy this morning. you can see there are people out there. there's the folks in the bright fluorescent jackets, helping people get in and out of there, helping the pedestrians get across. it does tend to back things up. so keep that in mind if you're headed over there and using park presidio on to geary. there are several ways from san francisco to marin county. the first will be taking the bay bridge to the san rafael bridge to the north bay. it took our crew 33 minutes yesterday afternoon to cross the two spans and travel the 22 1/2 mile distance. you can also get to the golden gate through geary boulevard or california street and highway 1. >> if people act as they normally do, decide it's a great weekend to ride your bike or take the ferry, then we'll
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be okay. but as it is, 19th avenue on a normal weekend is packed. >> for locals there are ways around the main detours. routes like 25th and lincoln are open to the bridge. but be warned, those roads are not designed to handle a lot of traffic. and so when they get a lot of traffic, guess what -- you've got gridlock. people are boeing advised to just leave the car at home and you can do that. just take the ferry. the golden gate transit district is doubling its services from both sausalito and larkspur. reservations for the giants ferry already sold out. but baseball fans can take ferry service to the ferry building, and then walk or ride muni to at&t park for the game tonight and tomorrow afternoon. we are going to have continuing coverage of the doyle drive closure all morning long and you can of course get a closer look at the detours on the doyle drive tab of ktvu.com. this morning the family of sierra lamar will announce an
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increase in the reward for the missing teenager safe returning. right no that reward is set at $10,000. there's another volunteer search today in morgan hill. the 15-year-old has been missing for six weeks. a patient at the napa psychiatric hospital is behind bars this morning accused of attempted murder. the hospital has a history of patients attacking other patients and staff members. 42-year-old anthony gray is charged with assaulting four people. the hospital released a brief statement saying a patient was allegedly threatened and later three staff members were allegedly injured. >> that's [bleep] now. he attacked me, beat me up. he could have killed me. hit me in the face, was trying to blind me with the pen, trying to gouge my eye with the pen. >> a psychiatric physician also tells ktvu she suffered a black eye and couldn't stop crying. item on the charges, the suspect could end up back at that hospital.
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this weekend bay area taxi drivers on alert. oakland police put out a warning to 75 cab companies after three cab drivers were robbed this week. each case is connected to oakland, including the most recent. it started in antioch, where a trio of men commandeered a cab and put the driver into the trunk. they then drove more than 30 miles to the oakland hills and let the driver go unharmed, but not before stealing his cash, phone and jewelry. >> obviously, this is a violent crime. we're looking into the possibility that it's the same suspects. >> the cab was locate yesterday in east oakland. the robbers have not been located. as oakland records its 40th homicide of the year, there's a new program aimed at ridding the city of the violence. there was a forum last night at a youth group. they distributed their cell numbers, urging team to call before incidents get out of hand. among the speakers was a teenager left paralyzed after getting shot nine times this
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year. >> i got shot up in the hospitalized, and nobody came to visit me. couple people came visit me. my real friends. but everybody that i thought that would be real -- turned out to be fake. >> a hopeful sign that the outreach program may be working after the talk, one teen turned over a handgun. san francisco police chief is marking one year as head of the department. coming up at 8:45, chief will join us live to look back on his first year and talk about the challenges still ahead. nadia lockyer's ex- boyfriend will not face assault charges. she resigned after an affair and substance abuse. she said he ex-boyfriend beat her last february. prosecutors referred the matter to the justice department. in a brief statement, the state
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attorney certain why's office reviewed the office and determined it will not file charges. lockyer has not commented. san jose's fire department is fully staffed for the first time in years. 19 new recruits received their badges last night. san jose now has 651 firefighters, it's considered one of the thinnest fire departments for a city its size. nearly two years ago, 49 jobs were lost. 22 came back, each new recruit has previous firefighting experience. >> i'm not worried about the budget issues. i'm not worried about the pension. i'm here to live the dream. >> i just want the citizens to know we're here, we're definitely committed. >> the new firefighters come in with a 10% lower salary than the ones they replaced. and there are no guarantees that the jobs won't, cut again.
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some of these firefighters say they'll be on the job as soon as form. america's cup is coming to the san francisco bay. mayor ed lee signed that official agreement yesterday. construction is already underway on piers 27 and 29 where the village is going to be set much. officials say the america's cup is just what the city needs to boost its tourism industry. >> the ability for people to see san francisco shine with this sort of activity is unparalleled. people are looking for something new. people are looking for new experiences. that is what defines visitor satisfaction. >> city officials also say hosting the america's cup will create about 8,000 jobs. and tomorrow is opening day on the pay marking the official start of the 2012 boating season in san francisco. it gets started at pier 39, the 95th annual boat parade also gets underway at noon. good morning to you! opening day on the bay going to be a gorgeous one.
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we've got agreement that is going to suit you just fine if you like it. nice, mild, mild to warm in the afternoon. live look outside this morning, starting with a little bit of haze there. little onshore breeze blowing into the bay. and clinging to any arms and out there. maybe a little bit of a sea salt helping create the haze. air quality is good. 52 degrees in san francisco right now. 52 in oakland. low 50s hayward. 51 san jose. upper 40s santa rosa and napa. so little cool start but not too bad. from 2 to 8 degrees warmer than yesterday. so you may notice that if you're getting out early. we have a run this morning in los gatos so it's a nice start there. we'll continue to warm. temperatures will be above average for this time of year. as we get into the afternoon. satellite radar here, ridge of high pressure over the pacific. you can see it with the cloud formation here. storm track stays north. we know how this goes. we've get a nice pattern setting up. mostly sunny skies. we will have that afternoon breeze along the coastline, a
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localized onshore breeze. and winds throughout. so we will have 10 to 20 miles per hour, coming from the west to northwest for the afternoon. if you have are in one of those warmer spots, the afternoon breeze may feel good. the warming trend will continue into sunday. we may have coastal clouds by tomorrow morning so that can cool us off at the coast. but our inland spots will be a few degrees warmer on sunday. here are your afternoon highs expected for today. 78 petaluma. 79 novato. 71 sausalito. just gorgeous out there. 76 expected san rafael. off to the east bay, how about 73 oakland today. 71 in hayward. mid-70s castro valley, 79 pleasanton. 80 degrees concord. off to the south bay, upper 70s to low 80s areas around gilroy, morgan hill. 77 san jose. 79 the afternoon in los gatos. a great day in santa cruz. 75 redwood city along the peninsula here we've got 70 for san bruno, 72 san mateo. and 70 degrees in the city.
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mid-60s for the coast near ocean beach and pacifica. there's your extended of the a little warmer on sunday, and then a cooling trend monday, tuesday and into wednesday. if you're going to see the giants play, i will have that forecast for you coming up. giants first baseman aubrey huff speaks out. what he is asking from fans. and a man in washington state in a bunker, what he is accused of doing and what why police say they're not going in. a live look at the bay bridge. because of that doyle drive closure, you may see some increased traffic on that span today. so plan for that. if you are headed into the city. time now is 7:43. we're just warming right here on mornings on 2!
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good morning to you! a live look, from san rafael. a gorgeous start to the day. a cool start with a mild, warm afternoon. authorities in washington state have surrounded a bunker where they believe a man who allegedly murdered his wife and daughter is hiding. peter keller is inside that underground shelter. they've thrown teargas into it but they're not going in after him. keller is a survivalist and deputies think he's armed with guns and a gas mask. they also think the bunker might be booby-trapped. people who know keller and his family are stunned. >> he just adored her. one of the things that we'd seen was him actually just spontaneously going over and hugging his daughter. >> i hope he resists. because i want him to know had a bullet feels like. i'm angry. you know -- they were amazing people!
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>> the bunker is believed to have multiple levels. police say keller has been building it for eight years. there's a new code of conduct for the secret service in the wake of prostitution scandal. the new rules prohibit agents from drinking excessively, visiting questionable establishments, or bringing foreigners to their hotel rooms. agents cannot drink alcohol within 10 hours of starting a shift, and some will also be accompanied by chaperones. 12 agents were implicated in the scandal during the president's trip to columbia, eight are no longer with the agency. and there's a new sex scandal involving the u.s. embassy in brazil. a former prostitute claims she and several others were hired by an embassy security team and three marines last november. an argument later erupted and she says a marine tossed her out of a van. she has photos of a broken collarbone and what appear to be tire marks across her abdomen. she has is now suing the u.s. embassy but prosecutors may file charges against the men's, the men have left the country and it's unclear if they would
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ever be tried. al-qaeda is essentially gone, but its affiliates are still a threat. that's what america's counter- terrorist officials are saying a year after the raid on osama bin laden's compound. they say al-qaeda is becoming more decentralized. the threat of a nuclear chemical attack has gone down. but al-qaeda in yemen is stronger than it was six months ago, and the affiliate in north africa has broadened its base. >> it football an inspirational leader off the battlefield. that was incredibly important. but we have to remember, al- qaeda is bigger than the corps. >> meantime, the public will not be seeing any new images of the bin laden raid or his body any time soon. these images of an isolated osama bin laden may be all the public will ever see of the al- qaeda leader's fine days. a federal judge has sided with the obama administration, saying releasing the images and one video of the raid poses a threat to national security. the bin laden compound was bulldozed by the pakistanis in
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february. a blind chinese lawyer is now under u.s. protection after he escaped house arrest. he posted this video on youtube detailing his detention and getaway. the political activist says he was beat on by the guards for the past 18 months. he slipped away during the night and was driven away by activists beijing, with secretary of state hillary clinton visiting china next week, american and chinese leaders are negotiating a resolution. he fears for his family, who is still under house arrest. he is a self-taught lawyer who lost his eyesight as a child from a fever. he was later imprisoned for exposing forced abortions and sterileizations in his village. a rebellion over a new law against marijuana in dutch coffee shops. a judge in holland is upholding a law that bans foreigners from buying marijuana in cafes. the government says it was getting complaints about drug tourists who stop in long enough to buy marijuana and then go back tome to sell it.
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tourists upset about the law which does not apply to dutch citizens. >> come here to relax. and [not understandable] >> the new law goes into effect next year but the government and three different dutch cities says they will not go along with it. detroit tigers the fielder young is being investigated for a hate crime. he appeared in court yesterday after being arrested and charged with aggravated harassment in new york with a tigers playing the yankees. police say young got into a fight with a group of men outside a manhattan hotel and made an anti-semetic remark. the other man in the dispute had minor injuries. giants first baseman aubrey huff is thanking fans for their support and asking for privacy as he struggles with anxiety. he is on the 15-day disabled list with an anxiety disorder.
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he issued a statement saying he must focus on getting well. part of his statement reads -- it is closing time for a popular san francisco restaurant. what gordon beer says it will do after it closes its doors. and teen hero. the quick thinking that saved his classmate's life. >> bay area temperatures are expected to warm five to 10 degrees above the seasonal norm for the end of april. we'll look at your weekend forecast coming up. my first new car,
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take you live to san francisco, to the intersection of park presidio in geary. something you don't see every day, that intersection is now a four-way stop. cars are being allowed to turn left on geary. why? because it's tied to the demolition of doyle drive. that 1.6-mile stretch of
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roadway is now coming down and was built in 1936. new roadway is being built, and couple different phases. second phase will start, starting monday. if you'll use the golden gate today, be prepared for detours and delays. ktvu's allie rasmus will have a live update on the demolition process coming up at the top of the hour. "american idol" has announced that dates for this summary's live tour. it begins july 6th. the top 10 finalists will come to hp and industrial onon july 22nd. tickets will go on sale may 11th. "american idol" is now down to the final five. after a recent appearance, baby rumors are swirling for prince william and kate middleton. they were seeing with an infant at a charity event. people say both looked like natural parents. but both insist they are not preparing for their own babies.
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tomorrow they are going to celebrate their first wedding anniversary. 2012 is on course to be a record-setting year for the movie industry and it's only getting better for theater- goers. this year's cinema con convention just wrapped up in las vegas. it featured the latest luxuries from vendors such as new candy, better sound systems and as well as purchasing tickets to reserve your favorite seat in the theater. owners say the movie experience is changing. >> in these recessionary times that theaters are looking towards value added options that raise the ticket price. but give the movie attendee a much better experience. >> right now the movie 40 is running 17% ahead on revenue, and 20% ahead on attendance. theater owners say this is a good sign since we aren't even in the summer season. the legend of winchester mystery house will be made into a movie. the 160 room mansion was the home of sarah winchester,
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heiress to the rifle fortune. she expanded the mansion from 1884 to 1922, designing strange rooms and hallways to accommodate the spirits every people killed by the rifle. the movie is going to be made by exclusive media and its come hammer, which may the woman in black thriller. >> the exposure from the movie is great for the house, and the history and the legacy as it already stands. >> why she built this house, what was driving her, it makes for great drama, make for a great suspense ghost story to try to figure out the answers to those questions. >> the company zil has to make a star, a director and a start date for production. today's the final day of business for the gordon brewer are you restaurant in san francisco. the chain's lease at harrison street has expired. it could not work out a new lease with the landlord, instead they'll close and finds a new location in that same
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neighborhood. so closing but not disappearing. your time is 7:56. we want to go back over to rosemary, who is watching the forecast for us this saturday morning. >> good morning to you! no complaints. a little cool out there this morning, but better than where we started yesterday. by several degrees! and for the afternoon, we will keep that trend and warm up anywhere from five to 10 above yesterday's highs. giving you a live look at the golden gate, we're got sail bets out there. opening day on the bay tomorrow, it will be a nice day. shade of purple off the coast shows you we do have a small craft advisory but not inside the bay. and the buoys are showing us we've got pretty strong winds out there as well gusting to 30, even 35 miles per hour. so that expected outside the waters of the golden gate, inside we're got a nice forecast. if you're headed up to see the giants today, it will be a nice day but it will get a little breezy in the afternoon so maybe bringing a jacket. low 60s at game time and sun sets before 8:00 this evening. a warming trend for your weekend. we begin to cool down as early
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as monday but no rain in the extended forecast. maybe for thursday, i'll watch that for you. a 14-year-old from long island is credited with saving his classmate's life. cory and his friend yanni were eating lunch at friend when yanni started choking on his food. luckily for him, corey learned the heimlich maneuver as a boy scout and was able to recall the technique in seconds. >> ran around here, saw him cloaking, so i went like this. and pushed off and -- how many times did you turn off? >> i did -- about three. >> now he says it was the scariest moment of his life and he just glad corey was there to help him. a kitchen fire sends an east bay woman to the hospital. firefighters tell us what the woman did right after she started cooking. doyle drive demolition is underway. the progress made overnight and the nearby intersection where you could run into some problems.
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what happened moments before the flames spread out of control. >> and the new developments on the berkeley hit-and-run crash caught on camera. those stories and much more or not second hour of mornings on 2! and good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. it's saturday, april 28th. warm weather is staying with us across the bay area this weekend. lett get right to rosemary and a check on the forecast. good morning, rosemary. >> good morning to you! sunny skies and 70s, i've got tom good news! temperatures warming over yesterday by several degrees. this is friday, this is today. 80 degrees expected santa rosa, 70 in the city of san francisco. 80 concord. 77 san jose. you catch my drift? we're going to be notably warmer than friday. and trend will continue for your weekend. take a look at what you can expect outside at this hour. i'll break down the rest of the weekend coming up in just a bit.
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continuing coverage now of the doyle drive demolition. the highway patrol started restricting traffic at 8:00 last night. and 12 hours later, heavy machinery is still chipping away at decades-old roadways. allie rasmus is live with the progress being made overnight. and what we should expect today. you got a great vantage point there. >> reporter: you can see it the progress that they've made so far. we've been watching them since we got here at 5:30 this morning. chip away at what was left or what you're looking at is no what is left of doyle drive. and we're not the only people here. there are about a dozen people out here who brought their cameras and they're coming to watch this demolition process happen. to give you an idea of how they're doing this work, they've got these drill hammers that first come out and they puncture three holes, big holes in the concrete to kind of undermine the concrete. then once it appears to start
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breaking, they bring in a machine like this one with a giant claw at the end, that goes through and just crunches away at the concrete. and off to our left, we pan off, you can see it where doyle drive just completely -- wow! you hear lot this is what we've seen happen all morning. as they go through and break down doyle drive, you will see it's a methodical process. but at certain points you'll see big sections of the roadway just collapse. like in this video, that we'll show you now, this is about 20 minutes ago. we saw a huge section of the road just break off and tip over as they were doing the demolition work. now, of course while all this is going on the roadway is closed to traffic. and i have caused an inconvenience for drivers coming from the north bay from the golden gate bridge into san francisco. but the project spokeswoman explained why this demolition has to happen. >> it's a 1936 structure, there's just no other way. it has to go down, it is the
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planning has been to minimize how long it's been closed. they've just took the 57 hours, so friday night to monday morning, trying not to impact the monday morning commute. >> the demolition should be complete by 8 tonight. but other work they have to do, putting in a new temporary roadway. so this whole area will be closed. doyle drive the roadways around doyle drive will be closed until 5 a.m. monday morning and this an animation of what the new doyle drive will look like come monday. it won't be called doyle drive but this is what drivers will see. they'll be coming off the bridge entering part of a new tunnel. and then there will be driving on a new temporary road that will bring them into san francisco. but back out here live, we just watch a huge section of doyle drive come down. we're on the eastern end of the doyle drive, but there's another crew -- the western end. there's another crew doing similar work on the eastern end
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taking down the bridge from the ground level there. and here's a closer look at the weekend's closure. you can see there's going to be trouble getting to and from san francisco from the golden gate bridge. doyle drive in red, that's the shut-down part we've seen demolished this morning. after limits all weekend long but highway 1, that is still open. that goes to the avenues. again, this closure is set to last until 5:00 monday morning. and despite the closure there are a number of popular events in marin and san francisco this weekend. the giants are playing at at&t park against the padres. there's a game tonight at 6:00, and last night fans from the north bay told us they are heeding the warnings and are looking for better options into and out of the city. >> we're going through the
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presidio, and look around. i have a secret way that everybody else probably knows. >> my son has never been on the ferry so this will be the first time. >> you're not going to be missing stuck in traffic? >> not at all. >> the fehr will be a popular mode of trance the this weekend. the golden gate ferry is doubling its service from larkspur. you can expect park presidio to be very busy today. right now want to give you a live look at the intersection of geary and park presidio. for folks heading south out of the tunnel, you can now turn left on to geary boulevard. that is not something you' every day. when it does happen it causes traffic delays along park presidio in both directions. so if you're heading north towards the golden gate bridge be be aware of that as well. and also give you a live look now at the golden gate bridge. and that almost looks like it's closed. there's three cars there driving by. so it appears people are right
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now staying away from the project taking place there at drill to driver. stay with ktvu.com as the doyle drive demolition continues on our website you can also get a closer look at detours on the doyle drive tab. we'll also have continuing coverage of the closure all morning long. new this morning, hayward firefighters are being credited for pulling an unconscious woman from her burning apartment. if it happened at 10:30 last night. woman was cooking and went upstairs to lie down. when she woke up, her apartment was on fire. firefighters say she stood up, took a deep breath and passed out. when they found her they are able to do that because she started covering while they were searching for survivors. >> the guys did a great job getting her in out as quickly as they did. different time of day, different -- [not understandable] >> the woman is expected to
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recover, and is at the hospital. it was alert and talking. her two small dogs are just fine. they were also rescued from the fire. show you video from the alameda fire department. this is a house fire that displaced six people last night. firefighters say the flames and smoke could be seen for miles. it took about 45 minutes to get under control. the the homes on either side of that home also caught fire and were also damaged by flames. no one was hurt in the fires but the family's cats and dogs are unaccounted for. berkeley police arrested a man in connection with a hit- and-run caught on tape. he is 43-year-old michael patrick maglia. he reported hayes car stolen but the car was found yesterday in oakland, then police tagged down the man in jack london square. he was arrested on felony hit- and-run and drug charges. police say he was driving the black car when he hit two bicyclists there on tunnel road on wednesday. the crash was recorded by a
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camera mound on one of the bikes that was hit, then posted on youtube. the two bicyclists were not severely hurt. the body of one of the victims of the deadly fairlawn island yachting crash has been found. jordan frahm's body was found thursday. he was one of five sailors killed two weeks ago when their yacht was overtaken by waves. three sailors remain missing at sea three other crewmembers were rescued and survived. overnight, the final votes were turned in by cal state university employees on whether or not to authorize a strike. members of the california faculty association began voting on april 16th after contract negotiations failed. they have until midnight to casted their ballots. union leaders say they expect members to support a strike declaration. the union represents 24,000 professors, counselors and other staff on 23 csu campuses. the results of that vote are going to be announced on wednesday. good morning to you!
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a live look outside our doors this morning. we're got mostly blue skies, just a little bit of haze but plentiful sunshine in store for your saturday as well as sunday. our numbers are going to hike above average for this time of year. 70s even a few low 80s expected for the afternoon. mostly sunny skies. and afternoon breeze that northwesterly wind from 10 to 20 miles per hour, so again if you suffer from allergies you know once the wind starts to blow, it could really impact you. taking a look at the warming trend expected by sunday, our inland spots expected to warm just a few degrees above what we see today. meanwhile, along the coastline, the possibility of maybe a few coastal clouds approaching the area into the overnight hours some if we wake up tomorrow morning, with the clouds hugging the coastline, could be slightly cooler for sunday for the coast. if you're thinking about maybe heading to the coast today, maybe the better day. 53 right now santa a. 54 san francisco. 54 in san jose. so our fairly mild start out there. we were in the 40s when we started the morning but the sun has been up a couple hours now.
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let's look through the 7:00 hour. 8:00 hour. by 10:00 or so, 60 in the forecast. on a few low 70s for some of our warmer spots if you're headed to the valley this afternoon. the central valley will be nice and warm there. by noontime, very pleasant weather. widespread 60s for the coast and 70s inland. low 70s in the forecast for the afternoon. and then 3:00 in the afternoon you see the pockets of orange, a few 80s out there, parts of the north bay near santa rosa, napa, inland going near fairfield, antioch, down to livermore, stickthin upper 70s and then your gilroy expecting low 80s as well. take a look at what we're expecting for today. 78 in petaluma. 79 novato. 76 expected san rafael. 71 sausalito. 67 in afternoon stinson beach off to the east bay, 70 and low 80s. 73 oakland. mid-70s castro valley. a nice day for a pool party in pittsburg. 80 in the afternoon. and into the santa clara valley we're looking at warm numbers
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as well. 77 san jose. 81 for morgan hill. along the peninsula it will be a great day to be outdoors. 75 redwood city. 72 san mateo. the extended forecast, warming trend we talked about following by a cooling trend, a weak disturbance not going to bring us rain but will cool us down, monday, tuesday and wednesday. afternoon highs 72. back to you. the man who shot and killed an unarmed florida teenager is now getting a financial wind fall. the cash coming to george zimmerman and the new legal headaches that is it cause. a late night funnyman is getting ready to come together with washington power players. the preview of tonight's white house correspondents dinner. and a live now like from san francisco, as the demolition of doyle drive continues. time to take that old roadway down built it 1936. we'll take you back to the day with angelo rossi, the mayor of san francisco at the time. time now, 8:12. you're watching mornings on 2.
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good morning to you! grab the sunblock and the shades, wall-to-wall sunshine expected over the bay area for today! new this morning, just getting word in from the associated press -- an earthquake has shaken the los angeles area, buildings in the downtown area are swinging. no word yet on the magnitude of that earthquake. but of course as we get more information on the shaking down there in los angeles, we'll bring that to you. also new this morning, in
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his weekly address president obama announced a crackdown on anyone deceiving veterans and service members about the gi bill. >> a college recruiter who visited a marine barracks and enrolled marines with brain jerusalem so severe that some couldn't recall what courses they signed them up for. >> the president and the first lady met with soldiers in fort stewart, georgia yesterday. he signed an executive order against unscrupulous college recruiters pressuring vets into signing high interest loans and misleading them about credit transfers and job placement programs. president obama is also defending the rights of women. he spoke at a women's leadership conference yesterday in washington. he tagged about being raised bey single mother who put herself through school and managed to earn a doctorate. he said it's critical for families and the american economy that women be paid the same amount as men. he added that women should not be referred as an interest group. comedian jimmy kimmel will
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be host of tonight's white house correspondents dinner, bringing together a mix of celebrity, journalists and politicians to dine with the president. he says he is honored to provide entertainment and says he feels like a court jester being summoned by the king. >> very unusual mix of people, sitting in a room with the president and with all the top people in media, and then you hire some boof on to come in and entertain and you feel like you've been commanded by the king to be the courtiester or something. >> he says he ambulance on using the recent secret service prostitution scandal as material. people such as kim kardashian, stevie wonder and george clooney are on the guest list. in the race for the white house, the republican candidates are courting the youth vote. mitt romney spoke yesterday in ohio, focused on the economy
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saying his proposals to lower the tax rate is going to help small businesses create jobs. >> if your priority is to punish people, president obama is the right guy to vote for. if your priority is to get more good jobs, i'm the right guy to vote for. [applause] >> romney did not speak about the student loan issue but earlier in the week he did support extend thing the lower interest rates if congress does not act that rate will double on july 1. g.o.p. candidate ron paul held a rally at the university of houston. he told students he is not through. close to 4,000 people heard his talk. he touted his small government and conserve values. while the presidential race has captured the headlines, democrats and republicans are battling for control of congress. this weekend both republican's scott brown and democratic
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challenger elizabeth warren have just released their tax records. war pen her husband earned a million and a half dollars in the past two years combined. senator brown and his wife earned almost as much. >> we have very blessed to have opportunities we've been together for 25 years, and have been saving and working hard, and i want those opportunities for everybody. >> i'm the daughter of of a maintenance man who lived the american dream. and the lesson i take is great opportunities were afford today me. i'm in this race right now because i worry that those opportunities are being taken away. >> a poll earlier that month shows war within a 1 point leaved lead over brown. both sides of john edwards' trial are be tating over allowing an alleged sex tape into evidence. yesterday the judge said she would not allow any questions about a sex tame until she ruled whether it's admissible in court. the decision came while defense attorneys cross-examined any young, a former aide of edwards.
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young threatened to release the tape and expose edwards' affair. the man who shot and killed trayvon martin received $200,000 on his website. but george zimmerman's family did not disclose that before he was freed on bond. zimmerman was freed on a $150,000 bond on monday. his lawyer says he didn't know about the money when he asked the judge for bond last week. he says the family took out a second mortgage on their home and only used $had thousand from the website to bail out zimmerman. >> they could have made a maneuver to get to that money and they didn't some of i think they were not holding, hiding and planning something else with this money because they didn't use it. >> the judge says he may revisit the issue after he learns more about the money. zimmerman's website has been taken down, but his defense says it will started two others. a space shuttle enterprise is one step closer to its final home. yesterday the shuttle docked on the back of a 747 left dulles
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airport for new york city. on hand to welcome it was actor leonard nimoy or mr. spock to "star trek" fans. enterprise was named after the "star trek" ship after a write movie in campaign by fans. >> to the scientists and engineers who make these wonderful things happen, i say to all of them at the enterprise, live long and prosper! >> in a few weeks enterprise will float down the hudson river on a barge and then be on display at the space museum. time is 8:21. we're following a demolition of doyle drive, ahead some of the alternate routes you can take to void this weekend's traffic trouble spots. but first coming up, days after going on the disabled list for anxiety, giants first baseman aubrey huff goes public about his new battle. >> warming trend under way for your bay area weekend. i'll have the numbers expected for your neighborhood, coming up! ♪ strea-ea-ea-ea-eam
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update on break news out of southern california. a magnitude 4.1 earthquake hit san bernardino county, 10 miles north of fontana, at 8 this morning. it was centered along the san andreas fault. building were sway engine the downtown los angeles area, about 60 miles west of the epicenter. and there are reports of slight damage to homes in the rancho kook mongo area near the epicenter and a 2.0 aftershock. of course we're following this
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breaking story and we'll have more information as it becomes available. let's head over to rosemary working on a great forecast for us. >> make outdoor plans teenager will be toasty but not like last saturday. this saturday, low 80s. so it's going to be feel more comfortable in that aspect. a live look just a little haze out there, but air quality is good for today. so you don't have to worry about that. if you're thinking about heading up the hill for the weekend, your lake tahoe forecast looks nice. mostly sunny skies, little warmer for tomorrow. widespread low to mid-60s in the forecast. a cool start to the morning though. make sure you bring along the jacket, but by the afternoon you'll be shutting it. for today at home, you won't want to leave after you see these numbers. low 70s for oakland, hayward, mid-70s fremont on the peninsula, more of the same. 75 expected redwood city. 75 mountain view. 70 this afternoon in the city. and then our inland spots will be the areas hit low 80s.
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concord, areas around santa a, napa, these temperatures from 5 to 10 degrees warmer than yesterday. so you will definitely notice! along coast, mid-60s around pacifica, half moon bay. 70 degrees santa cruz. tomorrow, we are expecting the possibility of a few pockets of fog and a little bit of that low cloud cover to actually hit the coastline that. will cool temperatures back slightly for the afternoon on sunday. meanwhile u inland areas will continue to warm and then come monday, the cooling trend begins for all of us. a weak wave to the north will increase our onshore breeze, bringing you partly cloudy skies, and rolling our temperatures back to the low 70s by tuesday and wednesday. back to you. giants first baseman aubrey huff is thanking fans for support and asking for privacy as he struggles with anxiety. huff is on the 15 day disabled list with an anxiety disorder. he issued a statement saying he must focus completely on getting well. part of his statement reads --
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former quarterback andrew luck says he is excited to indianapolis colts after agree to go a four year, $22 million contract. >> feel so comfortable in college with the guys, you see each other every day for four years, but it's part of playing the game. >> college all-american was the number one pick in the nfl draft. but the colts locker room will have one familiar face. last night the team drafted teammate tight end kobe, the fourth round begins in a little more than a half hour. one week after resigning from office, nadia lockyer is in the headlines again. the new decision just made about her assault case. and new from overnight, five people shot near a california university. the unanswered questions that remain this morning. and the doyle drive shutdown is
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presidio parkway. caltrans plans to reopen the area at 5:00 monday morning. crews will have a total of 57 hours this weekend to demolish the entire structure, remove the rubble and prepare a new temporary roadway for the monday morning commute. workers are using hydraulic hammers to tear apart the surface of the road. in all, four sections of the drive are being taken down at the same time. >> after they are done with the critical areas, they moved rubble out of the way so we can start building sections of the roadway detour that's below it. >> as you can imagine, the jackhammering is creating a lot of noise. rangers in the golden gate national recreation area will handled out earplugs to tourists and direct them to more quiet places. caltrans says some aggravation this weekend will pay off for in the future. this is animation of what motorists will encounter next week after the demolition is complete. drivers will take the underground viaduct with the
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temporary roadway beginning monday morning. despite the doyle drive closure, there are several ways to and from san francisco and are men county. the first option, take the bay bridge to the san rafael bridge and north bay. our ktvu news crew did just that and took 33 minutes yesterday to cross the two spans and travel the 22 1/2 mile distance. you can also get the golden gate bridge through geary boulevard or california street. you also have highway 101. >> if people act as they normally do, decide it's a great weekend to ride your bike or take the ferry, then we'll be okay. but as it is, 19th avenue on a normal weekend is packed. >> for locals there are ways around the main detours. routes like 25th and lincoln are open. but those roads aren't designed to handle the a lot the traffic so you could get into some gridlock there. people are advised to 11 you're car at home and take the ferry. the golden gate transit
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district is doubling its services from both sauls legalityo and larkspur, launching at 8:00 this morning. you can expect park presidio to be very busy today. they have changed things up. right now you can see the traffic moving along there. they have made this a four-way stop so left turns are now allowed from park presidio on to geary boulevard of they do usually don't allow to you did that. but that could cause problems as that intersection gets really busy and every time you have a four-way stop, it does cause problems. people were out there earlier directing traffic. we expect them to do that but don't expect to spied through there. show you the golden gate bridge now. it hasn't been that bad. they're been saying from the beginning to just avoid the area if possible. it looks like people are trying
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to do that. but the people are driving towards us, they're only allowed to go to highway 101 as they come in from marin county. so you cannot get to the other areas that you normally get to this weekend. keep that in mind if you want to hit that bridge. stay with ktvu.com as the doyle drive demolition continues. on our website you can see detours on the doyle drive tab and we'll have continuing coverage all morning long. this morning the family of sierra lamar will announce an increase in the reward for the missing teenager's safe return. requirement now the reward is set at $continue,000. there is another volunteer search also taking place today in morgan hill. the 15-year-old has been missing for six weeks. we are receiving more information about a mass shooting next to a central valley university after lever p.m. near the campus of fresno state. police responded to a call about gunfire. when they got to the scene, they found one person dead and four others hurt inside an
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apartment building. the surviving victims were taken to the hospital with moderate to serious injuries. the shotter remains at large. detectives spent the night talk to witnesses. it's unclear if the victims were college students. southern california police are looking for the person who shot a 16-year-old boy in front of his santa ana high school. police say she was walking with his friends when he was shot in the chest yesterday afternoon. his friend who was not harmed tried to get the victim home but police did find them first. witnesses describe that shooter as a stocky man, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt. a planned cat. has been sent to the white house after a case of mad-cow disease was found in the central valley. it's taken investigators several days to figure out where the cow in quo was born, where it had traveled, and whether it had calves. the usda hopes livestock system will solve that problem. there is no public health
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threat they say. a plan to change the state legislature to part-time won't make and the ballot this year. organizers just did not get enough signatures on time. but they plan to keep pushing ahead for next year. their measure would limit legislative sessions to 90 days a year and cut lawmakers' salaries from around 8,000 dollars a month to just 1500. that would mean each lawmaker would make about $18,000 a year. >> nadia lockyer'ses boyfriend is not going to face assault charges. she resigned from the alameda county board of supervisors after an extramarital affair and i had substance abuse problem. she claims her ex-boyfriend steven beat her last february. prosecutors referred the case to the state justice department, citing a conflict of interest. and in a brief statement, the state attorney general's office just announced it took a look at the evidence and decided it's not going to file charges. the attorney says her client is
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gritful and believe it exonerates him. lockyer has not commented. a patient at a napa psychiatric hospital is in jail this morning accused of attempted murder. the hospital has a history of patients attacking other patients and staff members. 42-year-old anthony greg is charged with assaulting four people. the hospital released a brief statement saying a patient was allegedly threatened and later three staff were allegedly injured. >> that's [bleep], man. he attacked me, beat me up. he could have killed me. he hit me in the face, trying to bluemound me with a pen, gouge my eye with a pen. >> a psychiatric technician who was allegedly assaulted tells ktvu she suffered a black eye and could not stop crying. depending on the charges, the suspect could end up back at the hospital. this weekend bay area taxi drivers are on alert, oakland police put out a warning to 75 cab companies after they say three cab drivers were robbed
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this week. each case is connected to oakland, including the most recent. that started in antioch, where a trio of man commandeered this cab and put the driver in the trunk. they then drove northern than 30 mines to the oakland hills and let the driver about unharm. but not before stealing his car, phone if jewelry. >> obviously, this is a -- violent crime. we're looking into the possibility that it is the same suspects. >> the cab was found yesterday in east oakland. but the suspect have not been located. san jose fire department is fully staffed for the first time in years. 19 new recruits received their badges last night. san jose now has 651 firefighters. it's considered one of the thinnest fire departments for city its size. nearly two years ago budget cuts eliminated 49 firefighter jobs. the positions were restored with a 15 million-dollar federal grant. of the 49 laid off, 22 came back.
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each new recruit has previous firefighting experience. >> i'm not worried about the budget issues, i'm not worried about the pension. i'm here to live the dream for. >> we're here, we're definitely committed. >> the new firefighters come in with a 10% lower salary than the ones they replaced and there are no guarantees the job n'be cut again. some of these firefighters will be on the job as soon as tomorrow. good morning to you! a good-looking start to the day. just a little haze out there but plenty of sunshine in store for your saturday and heading into the sunday. some inland areas will be even warmer than what we expect for today. today, five to 10 degrees above even yesterday. storm-tracker 2 showing you a northwesterly breeze in near sfo at 15 miles per hour. little bit of a onshore breeze here in napa as well. west southwesterly. calm conditions to the north and santa a, calm in san jose. our outer waters dealing with advisories but inside the bay no problems to report. and that will be the case for opening day on the bay
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tomorrow. 54 degrees san francisco right now. 55 in oakland. 54 in san jose. so we're watching a pretty nice rebound this morning. some of us had sunk into the 40s but now we're looking at 55 degrees near palo alto, menlo park, mountain view, 55 in redwood city. inland be low 50s livermore. off to the north bay, 53 in napa. 53 in santa rosa. a gorgeous day to head into the napa valley, do some wine tasting. we've got plenty of sunshine. numbers will be several degrees above the seasonal norm so running warm for the end of april and the last weekend of april. your satellite radar here, ridge of high pressure in place over the pacific, storm track stick to the north. we're not going to see any possibility of rain. it looks look maybe on thursday but that's way out there. we'll talk about it when we get a little closer. today mostly sunny skies, numbers notably warmer. and then the winds northwesterly breeze 10 to 20. so it will be a little breezy in some spots. bring a jacket to the coast today. 60s on the coast.
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77 for kentfield. low 70s for sausalito. low 70s on the east bay, oakland 73. and mid 70s in and around castro valley. uppers 70s pleasanton. 77 san jose. 79 los gatos. the peninsula will be a gorgeous one. 75 redwood city and palo alto. mid to upper 70s near daly city. 70 degrees santa cruz. going to see the giants, bring along that jacket. it will be breezy, clear. 61 at game time. then cooling back through the evening hours. sunset just before 8:00 tonight. extended forecast so a nice weekend there, and then temperatures will roll back. so this is too warm for you, we'll get back into the low 70s and i tuesday and wednesday. san francisco police chief greg sur is parking one year on the job. he'll join you live next to talk about what happened and what is next. and the first anniversary of osama bin laden's death is
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quickly approaching. the decision just made on whether final images of leader can be released. it could get a little busier today as people try to work around that doyle driver closure so just keep that in mind if you're heading on in. your time now is 8:41. you're watching ktvu mornings on 2. @
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good morning to you! a live look there downtown oakland, a nice morning to get outdoors. blue skies, high pressure producing above normal temperatures for your afternoon. we're still following breaking news out of southern california. a magnitude 4.1 earthquake hit in san bernardino county, 10 miles north of fontana this morning. it was centered along the san andreas fault, buildings swayed in los angeles. that's about 60 miles west of the epicenter. there are reports of slight damage to homes and rancho kook mongo. there has also basketball a 2.0 aftershock some far no injuries reported due to this moderate earthquake. here's a look at the other top stories we're waking up to
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on this saturday morning. right now caltrans crews are tearing down doyle drive about an hour ago a large chunk of the golden gate approach broke off. cal trons is building a temporary roadway at the same time. the area is scheduled to reopen at 5:00 monday morning. a woman is recovering after being pulled from her burning apartment by firefighters. the fire started around 10:30 louisiana nice in hayward when the woman fell asleep after cooking. her two small dogs were also rescued from that building. later this morning the family of sierra lamar will announce an increase in the reward for the missing teenager's safe return. right now it's at $10,000. the 15-year-old has been missing for six weeks. one year ago, it was sworn in as san francisco's new police chief. and this morning he is still chief and he is live in our newsroom good morning, chief suhr. >> good morning, mike. >> let's talk about starving. you said that possibly 400 officers gone by 2015. do you thinkite time to start fighting for a bigger budget
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try to get more academies in the city? >> oh, absolutely. we're working with mayor lee right now to put together a five-year staffing plan to get touch that charter mandate in 1971. and the reason it's so critical is we've had great success this year because we had enough officers to do. that the community partnering and engaging as violent crimes still down, incidents of homicide down, and shootings down. >> it has been a pretty busy first year for you, including that family of five killed in the ingleside. were you at that murder scene. your take on the crime and really how your inspectors handled the case? >> i mean, i don't know that we've ever had a bigger tragedy. i can't remember and we've been trying to think of a time when when lost five people in one residence. but the officers did a great job. whether it was the officers all the detectives that worked on the case, csi, to be able to have that suspect in custody for the commission of that
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horrific crime in pretty much 36 to 48 hours, i don't know anybody that could do it any better than that. >> it has been one year since you were sworn in. what do you want to do personally or can do individually as a leader at the department? what do you want to get better at that you scratch your head and did maybe i can do this more? >> when you introduced me you said i was still chief. i'm still pinching myself that i'm still chief too. i just think that the support i've gotten from both inside and outside the department, you just love to build upon that and make sure everybody knows that we in the police department and for sure me personally i'm just so appreciative of the opportunity to serve san francisco. >> so there's nothing specific? you're confident about your leadership skills -- anything you're lacking? >> i don't have a great head of hair. but -- no, we're really trying. we would like to have more technology. we're trying to be as efficient
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as possible. we spoke earlier about the officers leaving. that's a lot of seniority, a lot of experience, a lot of native san franciscans that just know how we like to do it in the city. we need to get that into the younger officers coming in and then we have a fabulous it director for the first time on a web base platform, so our regional partners on every side of the bay into the peninsula. there's a great spirit of cooperation right now, and that's going to make the whole region safer. >> i know you talked about natives, you're a native, what are your quick thoughts on the niners leaving? >> i just breaks my heart. i remember christopher tickets in the day in the end zone, and they'll always be our niners. but there's just something and having them in the 49ers square. it makes me very sad. >> chief suhr, thank you very much for coming in live in our newsroom this morning on mornings on 2. >> thank you for having me.
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authorities in washington state have surrounded a bunker where they believe a man who allegedly murdered his wife and daughter is hiding. sheriff's deputy say peter keller is inside this underground shelter. they're thrown dear gas into it but they're not going in after him. keller is a survivalist and deputies think he's armed with guns and a gas mask. they also think the bunker plight be booby-trapped. people who know him say they are stunned. >> he just adored her. one of things we'd seen was him actually just spontaneously going over and hugging his daughter. >> i hope he resists because a want him to know what a bullet feels like. i can't stop being angry. they were amazing people. >> the bunker is believed to have much the levels. police say kellye has been building it for eight years. there's a new code of conduct for the secret service in the wake of that prostitution scandal. the new rules prohibit agents
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from drinking excessively, visiting questionable establishments or bringing foreigners to their hotel rooms. agents cannot drink alcohol within 10 hours of starting a shift. some are also going to be accompanied by chaperones. 12 agents were implicated in the scandal during the president's trip to columbia. eight are no longer with the agency. al-qaeda is essentially gone. but its affiliates are still a threat. that's what america's counter- terrorist office are saying a year after the raid on osama bin laden cam pound. they say al-qaeda is becoming more decentralized. the left it of a nuclear or chemical attack has gone down but al-qaeda in yemen is stronger than six months ago. and the affiliate in north africa has broadened its base. >> it took an inspirational leader off the battlefield. that was incredibly important. but we have to remember, al- qaeda is -- is bigger than the core. >> meantime, the public is not going to be seen any new images of the bin laden raid or his
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body any time soon. these images of the isolated osama bin laden may be all the public will ever see every his final days. that's because a federal judge has sided with the obama administration agree that releasing 52 images and one video of the raid will pose a threat to national security. the bin laden compound was bulldozed by the pakistanis in february. "american idol" is hitting the reid in the south bay stop added to the schedule and when you can get your hands on the tickets. and the new baby rumor surrounding prince william as they get ready to celebrate one year of marriage. >> a warm-up coming up! sweetheart. we need to talk. i've seen your stunts online.
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the appearance of green clouds over russia is raising concerns. many people have been worried about rumors swirled the clouds were caused by a factory explosion which released gas into the air. the emergency ministry says there's no need to worry, the green clouds form because of blooming trees with pollen. russian meteorologists claim a sudden spike in temperatures is what started it all. tomorrow is their first wedding anniversary, and baby rumors are already swirling for prince william and kate middleton. at a recent charity event they were seen holding that three
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week old infant. people who were there say they looked like natural parents, but both are still insisting they are not preparing for their own babies yet. >> thinking about running today. >> running? >> maybe a light jog. >> started early because it's going to get hot! >> it's going to be beautiful. rosemary -- not too hot? last weekend 90s, this weekend 70s? >> still comfortable. 70s a few low 80s, and this morning pretty rapid warm-up. already seeing 50s out there. so if you're thinking about an early morning run, maybe get outdoors soon. we're got our temperatures climbing already. a live look outside our doors, just a little bit of haze. air quality good today. we have a weak localized westerly breeze. right at the coastline. northwesterly wind expected for the afternoon today. 40s and low 50s. when we started the 8:00 hour we were seeing widespread low to mid-50s as we head into the 9:00 hour. noontime numbers, feeling pretty good. low to mid-60s for the coast.
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low to mid-70s inland. and for the afternoon, just expect your area anywhere from and 3 to 5 degrees warmer around the bay and 5 to 10 degrees for inland areas. 80 degrees for santa rosa this afternoon. 80 in snappa. 80 for concord. fremont looking at 75. 77 for san jose. warming to 75 in mountain view. up along the peninsula there, just a gorgeous day. 70 degrees expected in the city for today. the extend forecast here, 60s for the coast. near 70 or so right along the stretch of santa cruz for the afternoon. tomorrow slightly warmer for the inland areas but with key soot fog return and cool down the coast. so we'll watch that for you. monday, tuesday wednesday weak disturbance isn't going to bring it us rain but will strengthen our brose, bringing back to partly cloudy skies and notice hour out temperatures roll back into the low 70s, by tuesday even cooler on wednesday, we're also tracking the possibility of a little rain on thursday. still several days out so we'll
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watch that for you as well. back to you. today is the final day of business for the gordon brewery restaurant in san francisco. the location has expired, and they just couldn't work eight a new lease with the landlord so they'll close but they're looking for a new location in that same neighborhood. "american idol" announced the dates for this summer's live tour. it's going to begin july 6th in the top 10 finalist will come to hp pavilion on july 22nd. tickets will go on sale may 11th. "american idol" now down to the final 5. san jose teenager deandre brackensick was voted off the competition earlier this month. the 17-year-old high school tune uniform will be recognized for his achievements tomorrow at the eastridge mall. some san jose kick members will present him with a commendation from the city.
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the celebration begins at noon. your time is 8:58. and ktvu mornings on 2 continues at 9 a.m. with the new action protestors are taking in the east bay this weekend. and cal state faculty could be getting ready to go on strike. the key vote just made and when the results will be announced. and our live look from san francisco, as the demolition of doyle drive continues. we'll get an update on the progress.
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. nearly half of doyle drive is now gone. we'll take you to the demolition, live as it happens, coming up in a live report. a kitchen fire leaves an east bay woman unconscious. what happened just before the flames spread out of control. and the driver arrested following the hit and run crash, all caught on camera. those stories and more, right now on ktvu mornings on 2. . good morning, everyone. thanks for staying with us on mornings on 2. rosemary is here with another look at the bay forecast. >> no matter where you're at, from the coast to inland,
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fabulous area. sunny, warmer. bring along the sun block, sun shades. a little cool start this morning, but we're already watching temperatures rebound very nicely. we will have a northerly breeze, anywhere from 10 to 20 miles per hour for the afternoon, which means if you're an allergy sufferer, this may impact you. pollen count, still very high out there. afternoon highs, mid-60s for the coast. low 80s for some of our inland spots. break this down and show you what you can expect for your neighborhood, coming up. and we begin this hour with breaking news out of southern california. there have been three earthquakes along the san andreas fault this morning. the epicenter was just north of fontana in the community of crest line in the san bernardino county. the largest quake of magnitude 4.1 hit at 8:07 this morning. since then there, have been a 2.0 and 1.8 aftershock. there are reports of damage. two homes in rancho, near the epicenter. the main quack caused high-rises in downtown los angeles, about 60 miles west of the epicenter to shake and sway. well, the big story right
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here in the bay area is the demolition this weekend of the 75-year-old approach to the golden gate bridge. ktvu's allie rasmus has a terrific vantage point to show us the progress cal trans crews have made. >> reporter: we're on lincoln way in the presidio. behind us is the demolition project headquarters. where we are standing is exactly parallel to now what is left of doyle drive, the demolition well under way. they have been working here since 8:00 last night. now, i got an update from the project spokeswoman about 15 minutes ago and she says so far, nearly half of doyle drive is now gone, demolished. the demolition crews have been making their way from doyle drive west and moving in. there's also a crew on the eastern span of doyle drive and they are tearing down the bridge -- excuse me, the roadway from that area, from the ground. now, these machines, what they do, they puncture holes in the concrete. that's what the three machines that you're looking at. then an excavator-type machine with a claw tears away at the
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concrete. occasionally, we've seen big chunks of the roadway come crashing down, like it did during our last live shot at 8:00. the demolition started at 8:00 p.m. last night. it's supposed to be complete by 8:00 tonight. so 24 hours to tear everything down. but the roads will still be closed to traffic until 5:00 a.m. monday. now, many people have come this morning to watch the demolition and take in what it all means. the end of a major san francisco artery that's been here for 76 years. >> just that that isn't going to be there anymore. i mean, the cars, all that time driving down that over all the years, 15 years or so of my living here, the fact that now we'll be down on the ground. it's tremendous from that standpoint. it's going to be hard to take in what it's going to look like in three years. >> reporter: now, in 2015, this will all be replaced by the new presidio parkway, but for now, come monday, this animation shows you what drivers will see monday morning. as they come off the golden gate bridge into san francisco, they will drive on a new bridge, go through one new tunnel, then hit
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temporary roads at ground level as they come into san francisco. but the bottom line, there will be no more elevated roadway, no more doyle drive. the last of it is being torn away, as we speak. we'll take you back out here live, again, project spokeswoman says everything is right on schedule. and so far, about half of doyle drive is gone. they will continue working to demolish this by 8:00 tonight, when all of it will be gone. live in san francisco, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2news. and here is a closer look at this weekend's closure. access to the bridge from marina boulevard and lombard street is off access all weekend. highway 1 in the avenues. again, closure is set to last until 5:00 monday morning. well, despite the closure and warnings of traffic jams, there are a number of popular events in marijn and san francisco this weekend. the giants are playing a three-game set at at&t park against the san diego padres. there is a game tonight at 6:00. last night, fans from the north bay told us they are heeding the
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warnings and looking for better options, in and out of the city. >> we're going to go see the presidio and juke around. i have a secret way that everybody else probably knows. [ laughter ] >> my son's never been on the ferry, so this will be the first time. >> whew! >> enjoy it! >> you're not going to be missing being stuck in traffic? >> no, not at all. >> the ferry will be a popular mode of transit this weekend. the golden gate ferry is doubling its service from larkspur to sausalito. you can expect the park presidio to be very busy today. we've got a live picture out there for you. we've been watching this all morning long. and it gets busy out there. the cars are stacked up, waiting to try to get through that intersection. right now, left turns are being allowed from park presidio onto gerry boulevard, but that could cause problems. certainly causing some slowdowns. you can see that intersection, they are pulling people right in the right-hand lane, but that's a four-way stop now, so it's been very busy.
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our ktvu photo journalists out there tell us traffic has been increasing throughout the morning. so you are going to need extra time if you want to head through that area. let's take you to the golden gate bridge now. sunny, beautiful day. keep in mind, the traffic you are looking at on the bridge is coming from highway 1. that is the only pathway being allowed to and from the golden gate bridge in and out of the city. so people have been told to stay away from that area. that may account for the lighter traffic you are seeing right there this morning, but it could get busy if people choose to take the golden gate bridge to san francisco. well, stay with ktvu.com, as the doyle drive demolition continues on our website. you can get a closer look at detours at the doyle drive tab. we'll continue to have coverage all morning long. and new this morning, a woman is recovering after being rescued from her burning apartment by firefighters. around 10:30 last night, firefighters say the woman was cooking at her hayward home when she went upstairs to lie down. when she woke up, the apartment
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was on fire. firefighters say she stood up, took a deep breath and then passed out. they found her when she started coughing during their search for survivors. >> yeah, the guys did a great job getting in and out as quickly as they did. different time of day, having someone not notice the smoke as soon as they did. >> the woman is expected to recover and once at the hospital, she was alert and talking. her two small dogs were also rescued from the fire. they were not injured. and this is video from the alameda county fire department of a house fire that displaced six people last night in unincorporated san leandro. firefighters say the flames and smoke were visible for miles. it started in one home and took about 45 minutes to get under control. the homes on either side of the one that caught fire were also damaged by the flames. no one was injured in the fire. but the family's two cats and dogs are still unaccounted for.
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berkeley police have arrested a man in connection with a hit and run caught on tape. he is 43-year-old michael patrick mcdahlia. police say he reported his car stolen after the crash, but the car was found yesterday morning in oakland and then police tracked him down to jack lemon square. he was arrested on felony hit and run and drug charges. police say he was driving the black car that hit two bicyclists on tunnel road on wednesday. that crash, as you can see there, was recorded by a camera mounted on one of the bikes that was hit. that video was posted on youtube. the two bicyclists were not seriously hurt. the body of one of the victims of the deadly fairlawn islands yachting crash has been found. 25-year-old jordan froms body was found friday, one of five sailors killed two weeks ago when their yacht was overtaken by waves. three sailors remain missing at sea. three other crewmembers were rescued and survived. a group of people occupying a 10-acre plot of land in albany
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is planning a weekend of activities on the site. the land is owned by uc berkeley. about 80 protesters are living there now, setting up for a big weekend that will hopefully draw several hundred people to the farm. activities include yoga, meditation, farming workshops, and teach-ins. the protesters who are also farming the land for food said they want the farm preserved for sustainable agriculture. . good morning to you. we've got sunny skies overhead. we've got temperatures warming, and we will be running warm for this time of year by the afternoon. live look at the bay and the city, a little haze out there. a little moist, onshore breeze localized for the afternoon, northwesterly wind will set up. we are looking at winds anywhere from 10 to 20 miles per hour. so you'll be feeling that for the second half of the day. 52 in oakland right now. 58 already in the city. san francisco, 58 in hayward, 59
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san jose. upper 50s, santa rosa, napa. for the most part, temperatures anywhere from 10 to 15 degrees warmer than where we started this morning. 65 already reported in fairfield. 65 may be the warm spot, at least on this map. mostly sunny skies. numbers will be anywhere from 5 to 10 degrees warmer than what we felt yesterday. we will have an afternoon breeze. for some of our inland areas where it's going to be toasty in the afternoon, that breeze may feel pretty good. warming trend will continue into sunday for our inland areas, but what we're expecting along the coastline is perhaps a little bit of fog to develop in the overnight hours and tomorrow morning. so that may actually cool us back just a little bit for the coast on sunday. afternoon highs for today, 80 degrees sonoma, 80 degrees in napa, 77 in kentfield, above average for this time of year. 71 in richmond. but just a good-looking afternoon. take a look at the valley, 75 for you. 78 in danville. 78 for walnut creek. upper 70s, low 80s, santa clara,
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santa rosa, los gatos. peninsula, mild to warm day. 75 redwood city, palo alto, mountain view. 76, menlo park. for the evening, perhaps you have plans for tonight. 60s along the coast to low 70s around 6:00. then we begin to cool down, right about 8:00 or so, upper 50s to low 60s. sun sets just before 8:00 tonight. then into the evening hours, 50s, mid-50s to near 60 degrees. so it will be cool by 10:00 or so. bring the jacket out for the evening. extended forecast, the warmup we talked about, followed by a cooldown monday, tuesday, into wednesday. low 70s in the forecast, with partly cloudy skies. back to you. . a late night comedian is getting ready to rub elbows with dc lawmakers. a preview of tonight's white house correspondents dirchlt. and aubrey huff is opening up about his battle with anxiety, that's now put him on the team's disabled list. but first, there's a live look outside at the construction on doyle drive.
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demolition, just moving along this morning. it is causing traffic delays, though, something we need to be aware of. it is now 9:12. you're watching ktvu mornings on 2.
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í . good morning to you. a live look from the city. if you take a look right around
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the building there, we've got a ferry boat heading across the bay. a weekend warmup in store. . new this morning, president obama is trying to prevent military veterans and service members from getting defrauded. >> one of the worst examples was a college recruiter who visited a marine barracks and enrolled marines with brain injuries, so severe that some of them couldn't recall what courses the recruiter had signed them up for. >> the president and the first lady met with soldiers in fort stewart, georgia yesterday. in his weekly address, he discussed gi bill abuses and he signed an executive order against unscrupulous college recruiters, pressuring vets into high interest loans and misleading them about credit transfers and job placement programs. president obama is also defending the rights of women. he spoke at a women's leadership conference yesterday in washington. he talked about being raised by a single mother, who put herself through school and managed to earn a doctorate. he said it's critical for families in the american economy that women be paid the same amount as men. he added that women should not be referred to as an interest
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group. well, comedian jimmy kimmel is gearing up to host tonight's white house correspondent's dinner, bringing together a mix of celebrities, journalists and politician comes to dine with the president. kimmel, a late night talk show host, says he's honored to provide the entertainment and compares his hosting duty to that of a court jester. >> you have a very unusual mix of people sitting in a room with the president and with, you know, all the top people in media, and then you hire some bafoon to come in and entertain. in a way, you feel like you've been commanded by the king to be the court jester or something. >> kimmel says he's not used to making political jokes, but he is planning on using the recent secret service prostitution scandal as material. people such as kim kardashian, stevie wonder and george clooney are also on that guest list. in the race for the white house, the republican candidates are courting the youth vote. mitt romney spoke to a group of
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students at otterbein university in ohio yesterday. romney focused on the economy, saying his proposal to lower the marginal tax rate will help small businesses create jobs. >> if your priority is to punish people, president obama's the right guy to vote for. if your priority is to get more good jobs, i'm the right guy to vote for. [ applause ] >> romney did not speak about the student loan issue, but earlier in the week, he did support extending the lower interest rates if congress does not act, the rate doubles on july 1st. gop candidate ron paul held a rally at the university of houston. although other republicans have dropped out of the race, he told students there, he is not through. close to 4000 people heard his hour-long talk. he touted his small government and conservative values. and while the presidential race has captured the headlines, democrats and republicans are also battling for control of congress. one important contest is in the massachusetts senate race. what's noteworthy this weekend
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is that both republican incumbent scott brown and democrat challenger elizabeth warren have just released their tax records. warren and her husband, a harvard law professor, earned $1.5 million in the past two years combined. senator brown and his wife, who is a reporter, earned almost as much. >> we are very blessed to have opportunities. we've been together for 25 years and have been saving and working hard, and i want those opportunities for everybody. >> i am the daughter of a maintenance man, who has lived the american dream. and a lesson i take from that is that great opportunities were afforded to me. i'm in this race right now because i worry that those opportunities are being taken away. >> a poll earlier this month shows warren with a 1-point lead over brown. the defense and prosecution are arguing over whether to allow evidence of a sex tape in the trial of john edwards. yesterday, the judge said she would not allow any questions about a sex tape until she's ruled whether the tape is going to be admissible in court.
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the decision came while defense attorneys cross examined andrew young, a former aide of edwards. young allegedly threatened to release the tape and expose edwards' affair. the man who shot and killed trayvon martin received $200,000 on his website, but george zimmerman's family did not disclose it before he was freed on bond. zimmerman was freed on a $150,000 bond monday. his lawyer says he did not know about the money when he asked the judge for bond last week. he says the family took out a second mortgage on their home and used only $5000 from the website to bail out zimmerman. >> they could easily have made a maneuver to try and get to that money and they didn't. so i think that is a response to the state that they were not holding, hiding, and planning something else with this money, because they didn't use it. >> the judge says he may revisit the issue after he learns more about the money. zimmerman's website has been taken down, but the defense says it is starting to others. the younger brother of 49ers tight end vernon davis now faces
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assault charges in washington, dc. police are investigating his possible connection to three similar attacks, including one that resulted in a man's death. 19-year-old michael davis was arrested thursday night, accused of hitting a woman in the head with a hammer. there are three other similar attacks under investigation in the dc area. police say davis lives within a 10-block radius of those attacks. the space shuttle enterprise is one step closer to its final landing site. yesterday, that shuttle docked on the back of a 747, left dulles airport for new york city. on hand to welcome it was actor leonard nemoy, or mr. spock to all those star trek fans. it was named enterprise after a write-in campaign by fans. >> to the scientists, the engineers who make these wonderful things happen, i say to all of them at the enterprise, live long and prosper! >> live long and prosper. in a few weeks, enterprise will
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float down the hudson river on a barge and eventually it is going to be on display at the intrepid sea, air and space museum. giants first baseman aubrey huff is thanking fans for their support and asking for privacy as he struggles with anxiety. huff is on the 15-day disabled list with an anxiety disorder. he issued a statement saying he must focus completely on getting well. part of his statement reads, quote, i know i'm in a public job and i've been one of the more open guys. but sometimes, you have to pull back and work on things in private. this is one of those times. former stanford quarterback andrew luck says he's anxious to join the indianapolis colts, after reportedly greg to a four-year, $22 million contract. >> you get so comfortable in your locker room in college, with all the guys. you see each other every day for, you know, four years. but, you know, it's part of playing the game. >> the college all-american was the number one pick in the nfl
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draft. the colt locker room will have at least one familiar face for him. last night, the team drafted luck's stanford teammate tight end kobey fleenor. time now, 9:22. the demolition of doyle drive is under way right now. we'll go live to ktvu's allie rasmus for another update on the progress made overnight and the delays that drivers should expect. thinking about your outdoor plans? i'll be up in 5 minutes to show you what you can expect for your area.
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. welcome back to mornings on 2. continuing coverage, the doyle drive demolition in san francisco. >> allie rasmus joins us with more and what we can expect throughout the day and weekend. >> reporter: we've been here since 5:30 this morning, watching this demolition happen. and it is still under way. crews have been here since 8:00 last night, taking apart doyle drive, piece by piece. and according to the project spokeswoman here, she says half of doyle drive is now completely
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gone. now, this is doyle drive parallel to lincoln way in the presidio. this is kind of the west end of doyle drive. there's also a demolition crew on the east end of doyle drive that are tearing it down from the ground level there. but the way they are doing this work, these machines puncture holes. there's three drill hammers that come through and they puncture holes in the concrete. that undermines the concrete. then they bring in larger machines that you see with the giant claws at the end and they kind of tear away at the concrete there. and about 5 minutes ago, we saw this big piece of the deck just kind of come crashing down there. and there it goes. all the way down there. now, the demolition started at 8:00 last night. it will be complete by 8:00 tonight. but this roadway will still be closed to traffic until 5:00 a.m. monday, because what's going to replace this is some temporary roads that they have to put there and lay down the asphalt and stripe it. that's what drivers will see when this area reopens monday morning. but, again, the excavation work continues, and according to the
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project spokeswoman, doyle drive is nearly half gone, half of it has been demolished. live in san francisco, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2news. well, you can stay with ktvu.com as that doyle drive demolition continues. on our website, you can also get a closer look at the detours at the doyle drive tab. >> lot of memories driving that stretch of roadway, but time to move on. a quick toss over to rosemary with your forecast. >> good morning to you. a warming trend taking center stage for your weekend. outside our doors at this hour, upper 50s to low 60s. lunchtime, going to feel pretty good. widespread low 70s, a few 60s out there around the bay. upper 50s to mid-60s along the coast, and then a few pockets of orange, meaning low 80s for some of us in the afternoon. your afternoon highs look like this. 65 for pacifica. 75 in redwood city. 75 mountain view. 77 expected in san jose. widespread upper 70s to near 80 degrees, or 80 degrees for the north bay.
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inland, east bay, concord, 80 degrees. 73 expected along the bay area. in oakland, your extended forecast, nice and warm, mostly sunny skies. you'll need the shades. we will cool down monday, tuesday and wednesday. this first system riding over northern california, not going to bring us any rain, but will bring us back the onshore breeze. looks like thursday, maybe, maybe a few sprinkles. we'll watch that as well. >> a's on the road, giants at home. they play a night game, so still pretty nice out there. >> it will be nice, just before 8:00, so bring the jacket. it's going to cool down in the evening. >> jacket is always good. that is our report for this morning. thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2news. we are ending early today to bring you the fox saturday pregame baseball show. >> be sure to join us tonight for the 10:00 news and we're here for you at ktvu.com. have a great day, everyone.
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